Sarah Boucher is a museologist and an art historian with a developed network in the visual arts community and remains on the lookout for issues in the museum field and the current artistic ecosystem. She held the position of curator in a regional museum institution for nearly 13 years and made her professional career in recognized institutions such as the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and the Galerie de l’UQAM. Now self-employed, Sarah Boucher is an experienced professional in project management, research and writing, exhibition curating and collection management, communications and representation.
You can reach Sarah at: collection [@] videographe.org or at 514-521-2116 ext. 229
Sales and festivals
Dounia holds a Master’s degree in Design and Management of Cultural Projects from the Université Paris Sorbonne Nouvelle and a Master’s degree in Museology from the Université de Montréal. She supports artists in the implementation of their creative and exhibition projects. She also collaborates on cultural mediation projects and acts as a writer of exhibition texts for several Montreal galleries.
Finally, she explores the world of digital arts with the artist community Crocodealdunil and as treasurer on the board of Ada-X.
You can reach Dounia at: festival [@] videographe.org or at 514-521-2116 ext. 225
Martin Champagne has studied computer science and obtained his collegial diploma at College Maisonneuve. The next year, he got a certificate in the same field at l’UQAM. He worked for many years as an analyst programmer for a dating website that was very popular in Québec and in France. After that, Martin turned toward consulting and offers a variety of services such as programming, web hosting, network administration and technical support.
You can reach Martin at: mchampagne [ @ ] zoho.com
Sam Meech is an artist and researcher from Huddersfield, UK whose practice includes documentary, video feedback installations, and machine knitted animations.
Previously a professor at Concordia University (Intermedia) and Manchester School of Art, Sam’s research interests include the use of video feedback in arts practice (‘Video in the Abyss’) and the impact of gentrification on textile workers in Manchester (‘Fabrications’).
Sam’s experience in experimental film collections and exhibition includes a residency and commission with the North West Film Archive, UK (‘Noah’s Ark’), and even building two community cinemas through his ‘Small Cinema’ project.
He once hosted a 24 hour screening of Groundhog Day, and continues to make a new work each year based on the film.
You can reach Sam at: technique [@] videographe.org or at 514-521-2116 ext. 222
Communications Manager and Programming Coordinator
You can reach Siam at: communications [@] videographe.org or at 514-521-2116 ext. 227
Isabela Pincowsca has a degree in Anthropology and is currently completing a master’s degree in Communication – Research-Creation in Experimental Media at UQAM, where she is presenting an audiovisual installation and writing a thesis on the participatory digital research and video participative methods applied in the making of her film, an interlocution between anthropology and cinema.Isabela is an independent filmmaker and her films have been screened in Canada and at international film festivals. She is an artist in residency at Les Films de l’Autre since 2020. Isabela has been a member of Labdoc (Le Laboratoire de recherche sur les pratiques audiovisuelles documentaires) since 2019 where she works in partnership with local artists, organizations, and events. In addition to serving on various film committees and juries, she is a member of the Administrative Council of Makila TV and the Diversity Committee of Réalisatrices Équitables.
You can reach Isabela at: distribution [@] videographe.org or at 514-521-2116 ext. 224
Mediation Programs and Workshops Coordinator
Mick Sand is a visual artist working at an intersection between still and moving images and sculpture and installation. His work muses on photographic indexicality and likeness in the wake of evermore powerful digital imaging technologies while considering the various political implications of this evolving paradigm. He holds a BFA in photography and an MFA in studio arts from Concordia University.
You can reach Mick at: info [@] videographe.org or at 514-521-2116 ext. 221
Dominique Sirois-Rouleau holds a Doctorate in Art History, her research focuses on spectatorship, on the notion of the object in contemporary art, as well as on socio-economic issues related to the practice of art history. Besides working as a curator, art critic, and lecturer in the Département d’histoire de l’art of UQAM, she was also in charge of Hub Culture + Savoir of ROCAL, where she networked artistic and academic circles. She has participated in numerous international symposiums, including ones organized by the Comité international d’histoire de l’art (CIHA) and the Universities Art Association of Canada (UAAC), and has served on various committees and juries, notably for the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec’s program for integrating art in public space. Her observations on current discourse and emerging art practices have been published in several books, including Art et politique (PUQ, 2011), Les plaisirs et les jours (PUQ, 2013) and Territoires de métissage artistique (URAV/UQTR, 2017), as well as in various catalogs and journals, including Esse arts + opinions and Espace art actuel.
You can reach Dominique at: direction [@] videographe.org or at 514-521-2116 ext. 228